Internal Job Opportunities
Internal Internships Opportunities
Interested in an internship program that focuses on agriculture, food production, nutrition, resource management, and more? Find more information below!
Internal Assistantship Opportunities
Partnership W/ Hauoli Mau Loa Foundation
Since 2012, Hauʻoli Mau Loa Foundation has partnered with the University of Hawaiʻi to support graduate assistantship opportunities at the University of Hawaiʻi Hilo and Mānoa. We are pleased to continue this partnership with support of ten graduate assistantship positions for the Fall 2023 school year at the following schools and departments:
Tropical Conservation Biology and Environmental Science
College of Natural Sciences- Botany Department
Natural Resources and Environmental Management
School of Ocean and Earth Science and Technology (Marine Biology, Oceanography, & Earth Sciences)
In addition to a tuition waiver, the students selected by the respective University departments for the assistantships will receive a salary and funds for supplies and professional development for two years. To learn more about the selection criteria and application requirements, please visit the links above or our website.
Internal Postdoc Opportunities
Postdoctoral Fellow in Remote Sensing of Invasive and Nuisance Species
The Department of Natural Resources and Environmental Management at the University of Hawaiʻi and Manoa seeks a recent Ph.D. interest in applying remote sensing techniques to the management of coral reef ecosystems in the Marine Monuments of the Pacific.
The postdoctoral fellow will design and implement research applying high-resolution satellite data to invasive and nuisance species detection on reefs in Marine National Monuments across the Pacific, document long-term trends in benthic cover, aid in the development of remote sensing tools for the conservation of coral reefs in the Pacific Islands. Study areas are the reefs of Papahanaumokuakea Marine National Monument (MNM), Pacific Remote Islands MNM, and Rose Atoll National Wildlife Refuge.
- Develop advanced skill in remote sensing of coastal ecosystems, analytical skills, programming skills, and collaborate with researchers at various institutions, including the National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration, U.S. Fish and Wildlife Services, and National Aeronautics and Space Administration.
- Opportunities to collect data from field sites, either in person or through partnerships. The fellow is expected to present the results of the project at national/ international conferences and publish them in peer-reviewed journals.
- Ph.D. in resource management, coastal environment, or related field with a background in coastal remote sensing.
- Experience with image processing software and GIS software.
- Experience with computer programming (e.g., R, Python, C, etc.).
- Experience conducting field work involving remote sensing.
- Experience in processing a wide variety of datasets.
- Familiarity with various image data format.
To apply, please submit electronically a statement of research interest including how you meet the minimum and/ or desirable qualifications, curriculum vitae, and the names and contact information (including email address) of three professional references to Tomoaki Miura (firstname.lastname@example.org, +1-808-956-7333).
Application deadline: Application will remain open until position is filled.
KUPU Year-Round Internship with the Teaching Change Partnership
This KUPU year-round membership opportunity is for people that love Hawai'i and are interested in learning how to lead Bioculturally-grounded conservation experiences for middle and high school students.
As part of your KUPU experience, you will:
- Learn how to lead overnight conservation education programs at the Hakalau
Forest National Wildlife Refuge and the Puʻuwaʻawaʻa Dry Forest.
- Help plan conservation education events including the Biocultural Blitz in
Puʻuwaʻawaʻa and Earth Dayʻs Conservation Career Day on the UH-Hilo Campus.
- Understand how to weave biocultural stewardship, climate change, and place-based
learning into programming for Hawaiʻi Island Youth and their teachers.
In the process, you will make great professional connections, earn $18,000, and receive a
$5,000 education award.
To learn more about our programs: https://www.teaching-change.org/
For questions/ more information, please contact email@example.com.